[vlc-devel] WARNING: VLC is being sold without permission!!

jpd at videolan.org jpd at videolan.org
Tue Jul 14 14:37:07 CEST 2009

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 02:26:36PM +0200, R??mi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> At least now, we can see those direct links (which hurt our mirroring
> system) from the access.log referrers. I fail to see how preventing direct
> links would improve rather than worsen the situation. People would copy the
> file and it would become untraceable to us.

Record the attempt, serve up a page with another download link (with
mirrors listed). Add ``you've been scammed, demand a refund'' or a more
tactful message to taste.

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